Scottish Parliament Committee Explores Impact Of Games Industry

Last week, the Scottish Parliament's economy, energy and tourism committee held the first part of it's investigation into the economic impact of the creative industries - including games. The committee is gathering evidence, both written and from industry witnesses, exploring if and how government intervention might help the creative industries grow, thrive and achieve more.... Continue Reading →

2014 – A Year In Releases

2014 was a strange year for the Scottish games industry. The number of companies in the country shrank slightly (to around 85) and the number of games released also decreased to around the same number - 85, down from 2013's 93 releases. The diversity of the releases increased however, from the next generation versions of... Continue Reading →

Scotland Says No

This is very simple. The video games industry should be and must be a safe and inclusive place for every participant, regardless of gender, sexuality, ethnic or social background. This is includes developers, publishers, journalists, anyone working within the games industry and extends all the way to players themselves. Bullying, harassment, abuse and threats of... Continue Reading →

Scottish Games Network – The Future

Today's the day. The referendum is happening. Whatever your vote. Whatever your affiliation or belief, we are a more than an industry, we're a community - and a group of people I respect and enjoy working with. It's been nearly a year since I relaunched the SGN as an industry body. In that time, I've... Continue Reading →

This Week In Stats

Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory554 views JOBS146 views Richard LeMarchand Leads ProtoPlay Line Up130 views This Weeks Stats128 views Scotland’s Computer Games Journal Acquired By Springer75 views Game Joins GES As Retail Partner63 views Coming Soon – Pixel Raiders54 views Versus Scotland Bringing eSports Smackdown To GES49 views

This Weeks Stats

Introducing a new feature. This week's most popular posts. This also includes page visits to the company directory, jobs page, etc... Enjoy! Top Posts (the past week) Company Directory 290 views Pixel Blimp Wins Place On Microsoft Accelerator Programme 199 views One Week Left For Games Companies To Apply To Challenge Fund 162 views JOBS 126 views European Commission... Continue Reading →

Game Expo Scotland – TICKETS

Game Expo Scotland has released the first tickets for it's event, taking place on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of October in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre Promising a world class line-up of triple A console titles, awesome indie games, superstar speakers and more fun and games than you can shake a joystick at, Game Expo Scotland... Continue Reading →

Game Expo Scotland Website Now LIVE

October 2014 promises something new and awesome for gamers in Scotland.  Game Expo Scotland is an entirely new event, being held in Edinburgh's International Conference Centre. The event takes place on October 4th and 5th 2014. The organisers are promising a selection of Triple A console titles from the world's biggest publishers, an indie zone... Continue Reading →

Moray Game Jam: Sunday Morning

Two hours to go.  Thus far there have been no meltdowns, no collapses, no screaming hysteria. In fact the whole of the first ever Moray Game Jam has been marked by remarkable levels of good humour, cooperation and calm. The teams are still working. The projects are, for the most part, looking good. Playable demos... Continue Reading →

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